Join the Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek to explore the geographically spectacular and culturally mesmerizing region of Manaslu and the hidden valley of Tsum. Located in the northern part of Gorkha District, Tsum valley is the land of monasteries populated by local residents who are the direct descendants of Tibetan immigrants who settled here during early 16th century. Experience the influence of Tibetan Buddhism reflected through the art, culture, values and customs of locals, observe the unique lifestyle, witness the Himalayas up close and embark on thrilling journey across high passes in Manslu Tsum Valley Trek. Opened since 2008 for trekking, Tsum valley was first mentioned by Tibetan saint Milarepa and Rimpoche as one of the sacred Buddhism valleys in the inner Himalayas. Visit to this remote land of natural hot springs, untouched wildlife, varying climatic zones, landscapes and hospitable people in Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek.
Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek begins from the trailhead of Arughat and our trekking continues ahead through lush and green landscape to the settlement of SotiKhola and Machha Khola. Continuing ahead through the bamboo forest, Gurung settlements of Thulo Dhunga and Philim, and narrow Budhi Gandaki gorge, we enter the hidden gem of Tsum Valley. Traverse ahead through the Bihi village, interestingly built houses of Lihi village, Samagaun village which is the closest to Manaslu Base Camp, Samdo village and Dharmashala (which has wide gradual mountain slope with place for campsite) to reach the formidable Larkya La Pass (5160m). Capturing the breathtaking views of Himal Chuli, Manaslu, Himlung and Cheo Peaks, we shall move ahead through the grass lands of Bhimtang village. The settlements of Tilije, Tal, Bahundanda and Bhulbhule complete our trek. En route you shall visit to Kargyu Chholing Monastery and Pungyen Nunnery at Samagaon, sacred Milarepa’s Cave at Chhekampar, and view of iconic Ganesh Himal are the highlights of Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek. You shall always cherish your trek to this region untouched by modernity.
Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek explores the restricted trekking region to uncover diversity, myths and natural wilderness for the trekkers. A trek with moderate to strenuous level of difficulty, the best season for this trek is March to November. You need to have above average physical fitness and per day walking ranges from 5 to 6 hours in average. Join us to navigate through the region of wilderness, unique culture, weird looking traditions and home to the mythical Yeti with carefully planned itinerary and experienced team.